Denis Le Vot is chief supply chain officer at Renault Group; Jean-François Salles to lead strategic partnerships
The board-level position reports to CEO Luca de Meo. Renault’s current supply chain vice-president, Jean-François Salles, leads partnerships in materials, battery and digitalisation
Rebuilding trust is key to solving the European capacity crisis
At last week’s Spring Congress of the Association of European Vehicle Logistics’ (ECG) closer industry dialogue was seen to be helping repair a stubborn capacity crisis in the outbound sector
Renault hacks emissions out of the supply chain
Renault Group recently held a two-day hackathon to brainstorm ideas for decarbonising its supply chain.
Renault signs deal for EV battery supply with Verkor
Battery maker Verkor will be supplying lithium batteries for the Alpine pure electric C-Crossover GT from its gigafactory in France from 2025
Renault and Bosch reap the benefits of digital investments
At this year’s ALSC Europe conference, supply chain and logistics leaders from Renault and Bosch outlined the digital platforms they were using to make the inbound delivery of parts more efficient
Interview: Renault's journey to the supply chain metaverse
Jean-François Salles reveals how Renault is advancing predictive management of logistics and supporting employees to take faster decisions across locations – while looking ahead to a true ‘metaverse’ for supply chain
Tanger Med boosts vehicle throughput and cuts emissions
Tanger Med port in Morocco handled almost 478,600 finished vehicles in 2022, an 11% rise on the previous year. The majority of vehicles were exports from Renault Group and Stellantis.
Wallenius’ wind-propelled car carrier benefits from EU funding
The joint Orcelle project to bring a wind-powered car carrier into operation by 2027 has received €9 million funding from the European Union.
Renault plugs car making into the industrial metaverse
At its recent Tech Industry Day in Flins, France, Renault revealed the savings it was making by digitalising production and logistics processes
Thierry Bolloré to step down as CEO of Jaguar Land Rover
Jaguar Land Rover’s CEO Thierry Bolloré is leaving the company at the end of this year for personal reasons and will be replace on an interim basis by CFO Adrian Mardell
Renault keeps an eye on the road ahead
Renault Group is working with Shippeo to build greater transparency into the carmaker’s supply chain and avoid the sort of disruption to the inbound parts supply that has become the norm over the last two years
The Future Is Neutral seeks to create a totally circular automotive supply chain
The Renault Group has announced plans for a new circular economy entity to make its supply chain carbon neutral and recycling-heavy, going forwards.
Watch: Renault’s Digital Supply Chain Transformation
Watch how Renault is streamlining global logistics with real-time visibility with Shippeo, and learn more about how the automotive industry can create more predictive, automated supply chains.
Russia struggles to repair its broken supply chain
Western sanctions against Russia have all but ended Russian automotive production and the country is struggling to source parts from other markets and set up new supply routes to feed the remaining plants in operation
Stellantis reshuffles talent as part of transformation strategy
Stellantis has made a number of new appointments in purchasing, supply chain and sales as it pursues its Dare Forward 2030 strategy to cut emissions from products and operations to net zero
Watch: How Renault is regaining control in the ‘supply chain of chaos’
Jean-François Salles explains how Renault Group is digitalising its supply chain and partnering more closely with its suppliers to navitage a supply chain of chaos and reduce emissions
Renault takes a rational approach to logistics network redesign
At ALSC Europe Renault Group’s Jean-François Salles, global vice-president of supply chain, outlined the current pressures facing the auto industry and the innovative supply chain strategy the company was taking to emerge stronger
Automotive logistics in Russia is in tatters
Sanctions on Russia and the withdrawal of foreign carmakers has hit the automotive sector hard, with heavy losses felt by the transport provders
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a long-term risk for the automotive supply chain
The impacts stretch beyond inflation and corporate retreats to critical shortages upstream for semiconductor and EV supply.
Ukraine invasion causes widespread supply chain disruption
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has shut down production across the country and led to widespread supply chain disruption in Europe, while sanctions threaten production in Russia